The annual conference of Arise Women, a faith-based non-governmental organization committed to accelerating nation building through the empowerment of women in the society held it’s 10th edition on Saturday, 27 October 2018 at the City of David Sanctuary (COD) Church Road, Off Ligali Ayorinde Street, Dideolu Estate, Victoria Island, Lagos.
The conference hosted and convened by Mrs Siju Iluyomade with the theme, “Arise Now” had the Vice President’s wife, Mrs Dolapo Osinbajo; Wife of Lagos State, Governor, Mrs. Bolanle Ambode; wife of the Imo state governor, Mrs Nneoma Nkechi Okorocha; first lady of Kwara State, Mrs. Omolewa Ahmed, Dame Abimbola Fashola and Joke Adefulire.
Others were Former Finance Minister, Kemi Adeosun; wife of Enugu State Governor; Mrs. Monica Ugwuanyi and Rev. Mrs. Tina Bawa amongst others.
Leading in songs and unparalleled worship was a line up of A-list guest gospel artists including King Sunny Ade, Adewale Ayuba, Tope Alabi, Chioma Jesus, Kunle Ajayi, Nathanel Bassey, Frank Edwards, Deejay Sax, Bukola Bekes, Frank Edwards, Enitan Adaba, Ash Ekiye, Big Bolaji, Ayan Jesu and Bois Olorun.
There was free medical talk/screening during the conference for Cervical Cancer screening, Blood Sugar level, Blood Pressure, Skin Care Consultation, Hepatitis, Tuberculosis, Meningitis and Free Dialysis Treatment.